Barri Gotic



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The Barri Gotic can be seen in a day's walk, but it's best to give it the two days it deserves, especially if you're going into sites. Appreciate all it has to offer. Go deep into the city's history at the Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat. Discover the Roman Temple d'August. Consider its Jewish past. Enter its many churches: the Cathedral Seu, Maria del Mar, Pi, La Merce...and people watch in its squares: San Felip Neri, la Seu, Sant Jaume, Rei, Reial, Pi... Think you need someone to lead you through? Try a walking tour.

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Day 1 - Barcelona


Start from the Placa de Catalunya, (where you left off the Gaudi and Modernism itinerary). Watch your wallet as you walk down the Ramblas, take a left at Carrer Portaferrissa, continue until you reach the Placa Nova and the Palau Episcopal. Turn the corner on Carrer de Bisbe then right on the first small alley-like street which leads you to the Placa Sant Felip Neri. The small and not as interesting as it sounds Museu del Calcat and little church where Gaudi used to come to mass are on this beautiful square. Exit the square from the other side and go up Carrer de Sant Sever back towards the Cathedral Seu. Circle the cathedral to its entrance, or continue around it. On the other site you'll find the Placa del Rei. There's often a busker near the Chillida sculpture, and it's a photo opportunity with the Reial Major Palace as a background. Go towards Carrer Jaume I and down Carrer Dagueria to the square and church Santos Just i Pastor. Follow Carrer Hercules to the Placa Sant Jaume then turn into Carrer Paradis to go into the Temple d'August, then back out to the Placa Sant Jaume and down Carrer Ferran for some shopping and eating.


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Grand Hotel Central Barcelona

Location:

via Laietana 30
Vía Layetana 30
Spain Barcelona, Barcelona

Contact:

tel: 2.177588
fax: +34 93 295 7900


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Barri Gòtic

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Location:

Pla de la Seu
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 368 9730 (tourist information)


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Café Zurich

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Location:

plaça de Catalunya 1
Ciutat Vella
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: 34 93 317 9153


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Plaça Catalunya

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Location:

passeig de Gràcia
(Ronda de Sant Pere)
08002 Barcelona, Spain

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tel: +34 93 368 9700(Tourist Information)


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Rambla de Canaletes (La)

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Location:

La Rambla
Top of Rambla
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 368 9700


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Rambla dels Estudis (La)

Location:

La Rambla
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 285 3834


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Portaferrissa

Location:

carrer de la Portaferrissa
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 368 9700(Tourist Information)


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Palau Episcopal

Location:

plaça Nova
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 270 1012


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Plaça Sant Felip Neri

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Location:

plaça de Sant Felip Neri
08002 Barcelona, Spain


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Iglesia de Sant Felip Neri

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Location:

plaça de Sant Felip Neri 5
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 317 3116
fax: +34 93 317 1013


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Museu del Calçat

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Location:

Plaça de Sant Felip Neri 5
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 301 4533


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Catedral La Seu

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Location:

Pla de la Seu
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 310 0669


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Barcelona Cathedral Museum

Location:

plà de la Seu
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 933 10 2580
fax: +34 933 10 0797


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Plaça del Rei

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Location:

Plaça del Rei
08002 Barcelona, Spain

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tel: +34 93 315 11 11


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Palau Reial Major

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Location:

plaça del Rei
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 315 1111


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Iglesia de Sant Just i Pastor

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Location:

plaça de Sant Just s/n
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 301 7433


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Temple d'August

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Location:

carrer del Paradís 10
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 315 2311


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Walking tour of Gothic Quarter with the Cathedral and Picasso Museum

Location:

plaça Nova
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 285 3834 (Tourist Office)


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Discovering the Jewish Gems of Catalonia

Location:

carrer de Sant Sever
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 986 22 1399


Day 2 - Barcelona


Start at the Museu D'Historia de la Ciutat and go under street level to see the city's origins. Exit the museum and go down Carrer Llibreteria to Placa Sant Jaume where you'll come upon the town hall and the Catalan government builiding. Follow the Carrer Ferran past the Parroquia de Sant Jaume, then take a right onto Carrer d'En Rauric which leads you to the square and church del Pi. Follow the curve of Carrer del Cardenal Casanas in the direction of the Ramblas. You'll come out more or less where the Liceu Opera house is, and you'll leave the Ramblas again at the Carrer de Colom, a short street which spits you out on the agreeable Placa Reial. After a pause, leave the square on Carrer dels Tres Llits which turns into Carrer de la Lleona, then turn right on Carrer d'Avinyo. At the end of Avinyo is the basilica Merce. End your Gothic day at the Carrer Merce tapas bars.


1

Museu d´Història de la Ciutat

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Location:

plaça del Rei
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 256 21 22
fax: +34 (0)93 268 0454


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Plaça Sant Jaume

Location:

Plaça de Sant Jaume
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 368 9700(Tourist Information)


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Casa de la Ciutat (Ajuntament)

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Location:

plaça de Sant Jaume 1
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 402 70 00


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Palau de la Generalitat

Location:

Carrer de Sant Honorat 1-3
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 90 24 0012


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Carrer Ferran

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Location:

carrer de Ferran
08002 Barcelona, Spain


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Parroquia de Sant Jaume

Location:

carrer de Ferran 28
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 302 22 89
fax: +34 93 301 22 83


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Plaça del Pi i Plaça Sant Josep Oriol

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Location:

plaça del Pi
08002 Barcelona, Spain

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tel: +34 93 285 3834 (Información turística)


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Sant Maria del Pi

Location:

Plaça del Pi 7
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: 93-318-47-43


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Amaya

Location:

La Rambla 20-24
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: 34 933 02 10 37


10

Gran Teatre del Liceu

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Location:

La Rambla 51-59
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: 34 93 485 9998
fax: 34 93 485 9918


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Rambla de Sant Josep (Mercat de la Boqueria)

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Location:

La Rambla
08002 Barcelona, Spain


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Rambla dels Caputxins (La)

Location:

La Rambla
08002 Barcelona, Spain


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Plaça Reial

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Location:

rambla dels Caputxins
(La Rambia)
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 368 9700(Tourist Information)


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Carrer Avinyó

Location:

carrer d'Avinyó
08002 Barcelona, Spain


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Basílica de la Mare de Déu de la Mercè

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Location:

plaça Mercè 1
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 3152756


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Carrer de la Mercè

Location:

carrer de la Mercè
08002 Barcelona, Spain

Contact:

tel: +34 93 285 3834 (tourist information)


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